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Antique map of Japan by Johnson and Ward, published in 1864, colored by region in pale antique colors, with inset maps of yesso or Hokkaido and Nagasaki

1861 - Johnson's Japan Nippon, Kiusiu, Sikok, Yesso and the Japanese Kuriles - Antique Map

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Item number: ASI001A
Genuine Antique Hand Colored Map


Maker: Johnson & Browning.


Antique hand-colored map of Japan by Johnson & Browning, from Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas of the World published in 1861. Shows the many prefectures of Japan, with inset maps of Yesso and the Japanese Kuriles (Hokkaido), and the Bay of Nagasaki. Compiled from the maps of Siebold with additions from the surveys and reconnaissance of the US Japan Ex. With an explanation of Japanese terms used on the map. This map was published just 8 years after Japan opened its doors to trading with the West. Good condition with mild toning, some minor spotting, tight margin. Approx. 12.5 x 15.5 inches to the outer border edge. 


Item Number: ASI001A